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FEW ALTERNATIVES: Many rural farmers, like these coca growers in Peña de los Santos, say no other crop can sustain communities like theirs.

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Cocoa fruit and products made with cocoa are displayed during a chocolate convention in Lima July

Rock bottom cocoa prices could spur some farmers to return to cocaine production – The Denver Post

Weaning farmers off growing coca the next challenge as Colombia settles into post-conflict life - ABC Rural - ABC News

Can coffee replace coca leaf as Colombia's main cash crop? Jose Miguel Gomez/Reuters

US corn farmers receive substantial subsidies to keep prices low; developing countries can't compete. Jim Young/Reuters

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A walk through the cacao farm with Victor Cho.

Ermain Requena happily sharing his knowledge about cocoa farms. His work and the work of other farmers is giving results, just look at those beautiful cocoa ...

The company says that farmers will be at least as well off under its new Cocoa

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Selling wet beans to Deon Chavarria, the Buying Director of MMC. He weighs the

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Chocolate doesn't ask silly questions chocolate understands. This is a perfect for a kitchen counter, shelf, on a buffet, as a gift.

The first ever harvested cacao pod from Daniel's farm.

What Coke's cocaine problem can tell us about Coca-Cola Capitalism

Final powder to sample

FEW ALTERNATIVES: Many rural farmers, like these coca growers in Peña de los Santos, say no other crop can sustain communities like theirs.

This is the birthing suite at Fair Oaks Farms. Yes, if you go and visit this farm theres a good chance you will get to see the miracle of life as a ...

Annual deforestation rates and annual soy expansion for states in the Brazilian Amazon 1990-2005. Note that the 1995-1996 and 1998-1999 years were negative ...

A dry corn field with little fertility in the Altiplano.

In the state of Acre in western Brazil, farms and pastures are surrounded by large, undisturbed areas of Amazon rainforest. Since January 2005, many areas ...

e growing pains of the industry is Cacao Verapaz (CV) located in Cobán, Guatemala. They're the ones responsible for getting us those unique and tasty beans ...

Cocoa powder; what remains of cocoa nibs after the cocoa butter is pressed out

These girls look just as happy and comfortable as the girls on our farm. Taking good care of cows has nothing to do with farm size.

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Land reform and land policy[edit]

Wondering if your favorite morning beverage is doing your body good? Today I answer one

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Note that the 1995-1996 and 1998-1999 years were negative and do not show up on the chart. Graphs based on Brazilian government data.

Amazon forest and soy in Brazil

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A farm on the altiplano, producing wheat and potatoes but also sheep.

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A mug of hot chocolate prepared Belizean style with black pepper.

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